misc.ience

A challenge!

Aimee Whitcroft Oct 14, 2010

Greetings, all! Ah, the R62. The world's longest wine route (and most beautiful road), in the gorgeous Klein Karoo Before explaining the subject of this post further, I thought I’d explain that my absence hasn’t been due to my deciding no longer to pen sciencey things, but can instead be put down to the fact … Read More

Physicists

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 16, 2010

Stunning timing! xkcd’s newest strip is on the subject of physicists.    Why am I wittering about timing?  Well, given that I’ve just written a post about physicists explaining what’s going on, it’s pretty awesome synchronicity. Oh yes, and we do laughing at them a little, as well 🙂 … Read More

Interesting bitties: different alphas, plastic to oil, drunk voles and a fry

Aimee Whitcroft Sep 10, 2010

Whilst in the process of writing other, more long-form posts, I thought I’d throw you all the proverbial bone. A bone Or, to be more precise, smattering of things wot I has found interesting today, and which you might find interesting too. First up! Akinori Ito goes down as favourite human … Read More